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Pret A Manger to open first shops in Belgium in partnership with Ssp

LONDON, UK — Pret A Manger is bringing its menu of freshly prepared food and organic coffees to Belgium for the first time in partnership with SNCB/NMBS (the national railway company of Belgium) and SSP (a leading operator of food and beverage outlets in stations and airports).

Pret A Manger will open two shops in Brussels at Brussels Midi Station and Brussels Central Station this year.

The shops will offer Pret’s classic menu of delicious sandwiches, vibrant salads, colourful wraps, baguettes, croissants and sweet treats alongside juices, smoothies, organic coffees and teas.

Using carefully sourced ingredients, Pret’s food will be prepared by teams in on-site kitchens every day, providing customers with a range of veggie, vegan and meat options, and breakfast, lunch and evening dishes.

Michael Haley, Partnerships Managing Director at Pret, said: “We’re delighted our first shops in Belgium will soon open. Finding a quick, fresh and delicious meal while travelling can often be difficult.

We’re pleased we will be able to play a part in making it easier for those travelling through Brussels Central and Brussels Midi stations, as well as those who live and work nearby.

“Our partnership with SSP began in France several years ago and we’re looking forward to working with them to open our first shops in Brussels.”

Gérard d’Onofrio, MD of SSP France and Benelux, commented, “We’re thrilled to partner with SNCB/NMBS and Pret to introduce an innovative new food and drink concept to Brussels. We’re looking forward to working with Pret to provide passengers at busy train stations in the city with Pret’s organic coffee and freshly prepared baguettes, salads and hot food.”